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Level 3: Booze restrictions ‘anti-poor’, say liquor brands

While they are relieved to have dodged another blanket clampdown on booze sales, the alcohol industry has levelled various points of criticism against the...

Kasi chef: No stumbling block too high for Innocent

After more than a year living in a global pandemic it is safe to say that the game of life has changed. Now we...

Alcohol bans: ‘Why did govt. disregard expert advice?’

The South African Liquor Brand Owners Association (SALBA) wants to understand why, despite opposing recommendations by the department of health, government imposed a complete...

Millions availed for struggling hospitality businesses

Just more than a year after the Covid-19 pandemic first hit Mzansi, black-owned hospitality businesses can finally apply for much-needed funding. This could be...

Malnutrition is ‘a slow violence against our children’

The triple burden of malnutrition has cast a long shadow on children and their futures, robbing them of health and wellbeing, condemning them to...

Battling Covid-19 in a rural community

The Xhora Mouth area of the Eastern Cape is about 100km from Mthatha by car. The first 60km is a sporadically potholed tar road,...

‘A school of refuge amid Covid-19’

It is back to school today for more than 12 million learners. Many are anxious after a recent spike in Covid-19 infections and death....

Garlic prices too high? Plant your own!

If you’ve been paying attention, you might have noticed that the past few months have seen record-high prices of immune boosting foods such as...

Future Farmers: Global internships on ice due to Covid

The future of a proudly South African initiative to give young farmers international experience, hangs in the balance due to travel restrictions in the...

Food prices: ‘No rest for poor mothers’

“There is no rest. There is no peace. We must hustle,” said an Umlazi woman who participated in a six-month research study on the...

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Poultry queen is not looking for a king

Solo mother hen from Kuruman, Northern Cape writes… Liewe LuluI am 41, farm with chickens and am currently single. I have two sons and run...

This Free State farmer is creating his own opportunities

Farmsol Youth Ambassador and Free State farmer Mokete Johannes Mofokeng is making great strides through sheer tenacity. In celebration of Youth Month, we feature...

Zim starts paying white farmers after violent land grabs

Too little, too late. This is how political analysts and agricultural policy advisors in South Africa are reacting to Zimbabwe’s two-decades-late compensation payment to...

Grain SA stalwart dies after Covid-19 battle

Grain SA has this evening confirmed the death of Bully Botma, a Free State farmer and former chairperson of the commodity organisation. Food For...

CT port challenges puts wine harvest at risk – Vinpro

The wine industry body Vinpro has welcomed the announcement that the National Ports Authority was now an independent subsidiary of Transnet. This is crucial,...